Bollywood stars in no mood to party on New Year's Eve
In view of the gang-ape incident in Delhi, Bollywood stars are in no mood to party. Here's what they said:
Soha Ali Khan: 'Heading to Mumbai after walking for Raghuvendra Rathore at the Royal Salute Gala in Jodhpur. No mood to 'party' this new years. A quiet one.'
Shabana Azmi: 'No celebrations for New Year. Time to reflect and to solemnly affirm in Gandhi's words that we will 'be the change we wish to see'.'
Anubhav Sinha: 'No party this year. Just didn't feel like it. Just son and his friends and some butter chicken for them. Love cooking for them.'
Pooja Bedi: 'I am not going out to any party tonight! Will sit on my terrace with my loved ones and bring it in quietly!!! What about you?'
Farah Khan Ali: 'Will usher d NY in with my kids 2night & a prayer 4 a peaceful & safe world. Disheartened by events this yr & celebrations dont seem in order.'
Tara Sharma Saluja: 'We are stayin home on NYE...all of you?'
Salim Merchant: 'This year has ended with a lot of people leaving us. Mehndi hasan sahab, jagjit singh ji,Yash chopra ji, rajesh khanna and the poor girl who left us all in shame. Let us pray for their souls.'
Image: Soha Ali Khan
Photographs: Jay Mandal
Bollywood wishes a Happy New Year!
Bollywood stars wished their fans a Happy New Year on Twitter.
Nargis Fakhri: 'Want to wish everyone a Safe, Happy and Healthy New Year! Wow time flies so live life to the fullest! 2013 here we come!'
Ayesha Takia Azmi: 'I wish u all a fantastic new year,filled with peace,joy,safety,health,success n love.i pray for 2013 to have a safer future for india n us!'
Ram Kapoor: 'Here's wishing a very happy new year in advance to all my tweeps! Please have a safe night and don't drive if you've had too much to drink!'
Shruti Seth: 'I sincerely hope & pray we can all try & better in the new year. With renewed hope & much gratitude Happy 2013! MUAH!'
Neil Nitin Mukesh: 'Wish you all a very Happy New year :)'
Image: Nargis Fakhri
Shah Rukh Khan spends time with family
'With kids since yesterday...just playing board games...and listening to their innocent happy banter. May they always remain childlike,' he tweeted.
Meanwhile, Madhuri Dixit is Mauritius with her family. 'A new year is dawning. With it, many challenges will come, both personal and professional. We must enjoy every moment as it is precious. So get ur resolutions written and and enjoy the eve of 2013. Tomorrow is another year!' she wrote.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Shirish Kunder: 2012 has been the worst year of my life
'2012 finally comes to an end. This has officially been the worst year of my life. Many lessons learnt. Moving on to a better life,' he tweeted.
For some, success means getting to be amongst other successful people. And for some, it means getting to do what they really want to do,' he tweeted.
The filmmaker also got into a spat with Shah Rukh Khan at a party in January organised by Sanjay Dutt.
Image: A scene from Joker. Inset: Shirish Kunder
Varun Dhawan: My dad is back to being hale and hearty
Student Of The Year debutant Varun Dhawan, who returned home to be with his father David Dhawan, is relieved that he is out of danger and doing well.
Thanking his fans, he wrote: 'For everyone who was concerned thank you. My DaD is back home and back to being hail and hearty.DD sends his love.'
The filmmaker had forgotten to eat the mandatory sweet food after his insulin injection and fainted at Bunty Walia's wedding party last weekend.
Image: Varun Dhawan